‘Nearly 1,100 Lao families to be displaced’ by Thai-Vietnam dam project

A Thailand-Vietnam joint venture is going ahead with the construction of what will be Laos’ fifth hydropower dam on the mainstream Mekong River in Luang Phrabang province, with hundreds of families likely to be affected.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand’s assistance to flood relief in the Southern Provinces of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Following the Xe Pian-Xe Nam Noy dam collapse caused by severe floods in the Southern provinces of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) on 23 July 2018, which has caused casualties, loss of property and homelessness, Thailand, as one of the Lao PDR’s closest ...

Thailand ramps up relief efforts to devastated Lao communities

The Thailand government has rushed rescue teams and medical personnel to devastated communities downstream of an under-construction dam in Lao PDR that reportedly partially collapsed on Monday (July 23) obliterating communities, leaving hundreds of people missing and displacing more than 6,600.Keep reading ...

John Le Fevre

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